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From The Print Section :: Page 132

  • Food Pantry has holiday needs

    The Yellow Springs Food Pantry, located in the basement of the United Methodist Church, seeks donations for the holiday season. This month the pantry will be open the second Thursday, Dec. 11, and the fourth Tuesday, Dec. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. Longtime director of the pantry Patty McAllister, left, will step down as director and Paula Hurwitz, center, will take over the first of the year, although McAllister will continue to volunteer at the pantry. Ruth Paige, right, will serve as coordinator of volunteers. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Some things have changed in the 11 years since Patty McAllister began running the Yellow Springs Food Pantry out of the basement of the United Methodist Church. There are more young people with families coming to the pantry now compared to a decade ago, McAllister said.

  • Winter warmth

    Teddy Horvath cozied up to Santa Claus.

    Teddy Horvath cozied up to Santa Claus at the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church’s annual pancake breakfast with Santa on Saturday, while other children made tree ornaments and other holiday decorations. Horvath asked the jolly old elf to bring him a remote control car for Christmas.

  • Village chock full of holiday events

    Dancing elves and a tree-lighting event, shown above, kicked off the Yellow Springs holiday season in 2013. This year, a host of events is planned by the Chamber of Commerce, including the Holiday Fest downtown on Saturday, Dec. 13. (News archive photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The downtown is decorated, the village Christmas trees have been lighted, and the holiday season has kicked into high gear. There seems to be something festive to see or do in the community each day through New Year’s.

  • Village Council— New AVM on the job soon

    At their Dec. 1 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a contract with John Yung of Cincinnati as the new assistant Village manager. Yung, 31, currently works as zoning administrator for the City of Bellevue, Ky. He’ll start his new position on Jan. 5.

  • Pining for Christmas

    Here, students Cecelia Comerford, left, and Anna Mullin cut and dragged one perfect spruce for an excited Lucy and her family Luke, Sally and Oskar Dennis (behind the tree).

    Yellow Springs High School students pulled on their boots and wool hats this weekend to reinaugurate the annual School Forest Christmas tree sale that’s been on hiatus for two years due to failing trees. The group of about 30 students, plus their fearless leader, teacher John Day, watched over their hand-planted forest from a teepee […]

  • Back street boys

    Travis Tarbox Hotaling, Zane Reichert and Pierre Nagley in Kieth's Ally.

    The public works of local artists are part of a new street art exhibit, “TAG! Territorial Negotiations,” curated from the streets of Yellow Springs by Antioch College art faculty and staff. A reception for the over 30 village street artists involved will be held at the college’s Herndon Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 11, 7–10 p.m.

  • Prudence Jane Deeter

    Obituary

    Prudence Jane Deeter, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Highland District Hospital. She was 78. Prudence Jane was born in Dayton on July 27, 1936, the daughter of the late Leroy and Prudence Ann (Pennington) Loe. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 […]

  • Nonprofit wants new home

    This month the owners of a home on Phillips Street asked Village Planning Commission for permission to use the property as the professional offices of the Morgan Family Foundation. The conditional use permit is needed to operate a business in the residential neighborhood behind Mills Lawn and just south of the Catholic Church.

  • Mary Ellen Baker

    Mary Ellen (McDonald) Baker (also known as “Brownie” or “Ben,” or simply “ME”) died Oct. 7th. Born Aug. 24, 1924, she was a very evolved member of her generation, thinking quite freely and expressing her love and sense of beauty and humor throughout her life, and definitely through her art. She had five children, whom […]

  • Water quality event

    Last month, Wright State University students James Waweru, left, and Sarah Steele tested the water quality of Yellow Springs Creek near the Grinnell Road covered bridge. The Advanced Environmental Chemistry class tested 10 sites in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve and found high levels of nitrates and E. coli in some springs and surface water and a private well. They will share their results at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Vernet Ecological Center. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    High levels of nitrates and E. coli were found in several area springs, surface waters and a private well during a study of water quality in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve this fall.

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